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Target Harrisburg Reviews

Updated November 25, 2018
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  • "Can be difficult to find a good work/life balance" (in 1612 reviews)

  • "Hours were inconsistent for most team members" (in 1706 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Seasonal Target Protection Specialist in Mechanicsburg, PA
    Current Employee - Seasonal Target Protection Specialist in Mechanicsburg, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Target (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Growth in company
    Flexible hours
    Enjoyable workplace

    Cons

    Maximum hours in my store

    Advice to Management

    Better online training resources. Sort of confusing to navigate


  2. "You get what you’re paid for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Floor/Softlines Team Member in Harrisburg, PA
    Current Employee - Sales Floor/Softlines Team Member in Harrisburg, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Target full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Competitive pay
    Good leadership
    Fun fellow team members
    Progressive company
    Flexible with people’s availability

    Cons

    Holiday blackout periods
    Heavy workload
    Inconsistent hours
    Low team discount
    Bathrooms in all targets are gross

    Advice to Management

    Too much workload and less hours is stressful on team members

  3. "Senior Team Leader Salesfloor"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Harrisburg, PA
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Harrisburg, PA

    I have been working at Target full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The team is fun and we have a good time

    Cons

    to much work not enough people or money to do the job

    Advice to Management

    need more hours to function properly


  4. "cashier"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Harrisburg, PA
    Current Employee - Cashier in Harrisburg, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Target part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - great pay
    - fun people to work with
    -great policies

    Cons

    - not enough hours
    - mean customers


  5. "Target - Good Company!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Member in Mechanicsburg, PA
    Current Employee - Team Member in Mechanicsburg, PA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Target part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Friendly, Flexible, Good pay, Organized

    Cons

    Tedious work, Clique-y, Difficult guests


  6. "Ok"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Food Team Leader in Harrisburg, PA
    Current Employee - Food Team Leader in Harrisburg, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Target full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work life balance- have of every other weekend
    Great benefits
    Meet great people- the team members and leaders are really nice
    Relatively set schedule

    Cons

    Career advancement for Team Leaders nonexistent
    Requires a Bachelors Degree to reach ETL level
    Very Stressful environment
    Constantly changing expectations
    Food Team Leaders are responsible for entire food areas and aren't in the food areas as much as needed

    Advice to Management

    Focus on Team Leader Development
    Pay Food Team Leaders more especially for the the amount of area you have


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Target Protection Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Target Protection Specialist in Harrisburg, PA
    Current Employee - Target Protection Specialist in Harrisburg, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Target full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly people. Low stress. Very flexible.

    Cons

    Hard to get full time as a team member.

  8. "Decent job with abysmal hours"

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    Former Employee - Sales Floor Team Member in Mechanicsburg, PA
    Former Employee - Sales Floor Team Member in Mechanicsburg, PA

    I worked at Target part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good environment, above minimum wage pay, relatively easy

    Cons

    Very few hours, foolish customers


  9. "Sales Floor Team Member"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Floor Team Member in Harrisburg, PA
    Former Employee - Sales Floor Team Member in Harrisburg, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Target part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Pay for part time work was good
    - Very individual and team based work
    - Hours of operations aren't bad and leave time for other stuff in your life
    - Great first job for somebody

    Cons

    - Inconsistent supervising
    - Promotions are more of a popularity contest instead of based on merit

    Advice to Management

    Make sure you're promoting and hiring the right people not just because you like them.


  10. "Boring but easy"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Harrisburg, PA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Harrisburg, PA
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    10% discount, easy work, flexible with scheduling

    Cons

    extremely boring, obsessed with getting people to sign up with the red card, not much room to advance, not many hours

    Advice to Management

    instead of constantly hiring new people give your current employees hours. Stop being so obsessed with red card goals


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